Women’s Day special: Lipstick Under My Burkha and its enduring battle against patriarchy

And it is in that minute realisation that the film understands and even drives home the point that empowerment doesn’t come easy. In that moment, the audiences along with Usha herself realise how being the universal “Buaji” and catering to the needs of everyone around her, Usha has somewhere lost her own identity. While it…


How did women-centric films go from being a norm to an exception?

Somewhere in the nineties, our heroines grew meeker. While there are filmmakers like Mani Ratnam whose women characters are a delight, they became the exception rather than the norm. Cut to the 1960s and we get K Balachandar, one of the finest directors from Kollywood’s stable. In fact, Balachandar was known for his problem-plagued, struggling…


Star Track | Samantha Ruth Prabhu: News, photos, videos, social media posts and more

Samantha Ruth Prabhu and Naga Chaitanya reunite 08 Mar, 18 08 Mar, 18 10:00AM 08 Mar, 18 Take a look at the lyrical video song of the Samanth Ruth Prabhu number Rangamma Mangamma 8:53AM pic.twitter.com/RpdHJaNA8K — Samantha Akkineni (@Samanthaprabhu2) March 7, 2018 #RangammaMangammaFromTomorrow @aryasukku @MythriOfficial #Ramcharan @ThisIsDSP 😍😍 Excited !! https://t.co/v0ZpxdRFiu #HappyWomensDay #RangammaMangammaFromTomorrow @MythriOfficial @aryasukku…


Surprised that government has not responded to report on CBFC, says Shyam Benegal

But where did that keenness disappear?” he asked. In its first report in April 2016, the committee submitted some recommendations to the Information and Broadcasting Ministry regarding censorship in films. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App 2018-03-08T09:20:43+00:00″> Updated: March 8, 2018 9:20 am Veteran filmmaker Shyam Benegal headed a committee to…


Tommy Wiseau announces Scary Love

Scary Love is described as “a science fiction tale told in the style of classic B-movies and outfitted with practical special effects, laser beams and lunatic ideas which are guaranteed to make it the next big midnight movie hit.” Details on its release date are currently under wraps. The film continues to have special screenings…


Samantha Ruth Prabhu, Naga Chaitanya to reunite on screen  

And she is also playing an important role in Savithri’s biopic Mahanati. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd Related News Samantha Akkineni to be a part of Rajamouli’s next with Jr NTR and Ram Charan?Ranga Ranga Rangasthalana from Ram Charan’s Rangasthalam adds to Holi celebrationSeema Raja…


The enduring feminism of Disney’s Mulan

Be it Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty or Jasmine. And towards the end of the movie, she successfully proves that she cannot be bound by any traditional notions of masculine behaviour or womanly appearance. You’re the saddest bunch I ever met So the immensely hummable song begins, and throughout the whole song, we hear what makes a…


Remarkable that importance was given to my music know-how, not looks: Sunidhi Chauhan on The Remix

2018-03-08T10:55:10+00:00″> Updated: March 8, 2018 10:55 am Sunidhi Chauhan was pregnant when she shot for The Remix. The Remix, presented by Amazon Prime Video, will also feature composer Amit Trivedi and DJ Nucleya. She delivered a boy in January. Start streaming March 9 #PlayTheRemix pic.twitter.com/vvgUu3NBpn — The Remix (@remixamazon) March 4, 2018 Hosted by actor…


Before Dil Juunglee releases, here’s a look at the box office performance of Taapsee Pannu’s last five releases

Taapsee essayed the role of a young girl who is unapologetic about her body and desires but when it comes to love, she would rather run away. Talking about winning awards for the film, she said, “I’m happy that they recognise the fact that I’m doing films which are based around women. 1. Her new…


Vada Chennai first look: Meet Dhanush as Vetrimaran’s Anbu

Reports also suggest that the film’s story traverses over 35 years and hence will be a trilogy. In an uncharacteristic move, Dhanush also tweeted out the second poster from the Vetrimaaran directorial within minutes of unveiling the first look. According to reports, Aishwarya plays the role of a woman named Padma. More provocative than the…


From Queen to Lady Bird: 10 recent films that boast of strong female characters

But that is not reason enough to take credit from filmmakers who have time and again took it to upon themselves to bring to the celluloid stories centered around women. What makes Secret Superstar an inspiring tale is its realistic portrayal of a middle class Indian household and the beautiful mother-daughter relationship. Not only are…


Family Time With Kapil Sharma to go on air from March 25

While the title and the first teaser of the show were revealed by Kapil last month, the on-air date has also been announced now. With his new show, the fans of Kapil expect him to return in full form. Related News Krushna Abhishek on Kapil Sharma’s new show: If he calls me, I would happily goKapil…


Archie, Jughead, Veronica and Betty to feature in a Bollywood-style live-action film

@Variety @GraphicIndiahttp://t.co/WcUaYcoc4l — Archie Comics (@ArchieComics) March 7, 2018 The freckle-faced Archie first appeared in comic form in 1941 and went on to become an icon of wholesomeness. For all the latest Entertainment News, download Indian Express App © IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd No release date was announced. The companies are touting the…


Women’s Day 2018: Anushka Sharma, Karan Johar, Amitabh Bachchan and other Bollywood celebs wish fans

He/She recognised the strength and abilities in “US “way before. #dancetoyourownbeat #beoriginalbeyourself.” While Vidya Balan shared a video wishing fans, Shilpa Shetty shared a note which read, “When God chose a WOMAN over a MAN to carry forward his work of bringing life on earth. Happy #WomensDay🙏.” See more Women’s Day posts of our celebs…


Kerala State Film Awards 2017: Indrans, Parvathy and Lijo Jose Pellissery bag top honours

2018-03-09T10:15:48+00:00″> Updated: March 9, 2018 10:15 am While Parvathy won the best actor female award for her performance in Take Off, Indrans was declared best actor male for his memorable performance in Aalorukkam. Director Shyamaprasad’s Hey Jude, which had Nivin Pauly in the lead role, also managed to make a mark by bagging awards in…